Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can pose a serious threat to sensitive electronic equipment - damaging circuitry, disabling components and generally posing a threat to a device’s working life. In facilities where flammable materials are present, static can even present a dangerous ignition risk!
Food manufacturing environments are exposed to a wide variety of corrosive by-products and contaminants that include fats, hot oils, blood, sugar solutions and natural food acids. These contaminants can deteriorate insufficiently robust surfaces in a clean zone, resulting in uncontrolled bacterial growth and adding the risk of contamination incidents to the site.
Resin flooring materials are an exceptionally versatile flooring solution that allows designers to create bold impressions for their clients. They can be applied in bespoke designs, have a virtually unlimited colour palette while having the ability to contain sparkling, decorative aggregates that are incorporated into the finish.
The floor in manufacturing and warehousing facilities are often subject to a long list of punishing challenges on a daily basis including physical impacts, point loading from heavy equipment & pallets, forklift truck traffic and corrosive industrial chemicals to name just a few. Despite all this abuse, it is imperative that the floor maintains a level, seamless, impervious, slip-resistant, colourful and functional surface.
The significant investment into the region's various transport network projects requires building materials tailored to the unique demands of the sector. Flowcrete has developed a variety of high quality, resin-based flooring solutions designed to provide vibrant, non-slip and tactile routes from the turnstile right through to the platform edge.
A critical consideration in the design and construction of pharmaceutical facilities is the flooring used to protect the different operational areas. Pharmaceutical brands require floor and wall systems that meet the strict hygiene and safety standards of various regulatory institutions such as Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).